Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture conference set Dec. 5 in Dallas

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Joe Masabni, 903-834-6191, jmasabni@ag.tamu.edu; Mengmeng Gu, 979-845-8567, mgu@tamu.edu; Genhua Niu gniu@tamu.edu            The first Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture Conference Dec. 5 in Dallas will provide information on a wide range of topics as well as access to Texas A&M AgriLife and industry experts, coordinators said. […]

Citrus greening quarantine expands to Brazoria, Galveston counties

TDA set up a webpage that provides all relevant information about the tree disease and a fact sheet that covers frequently asked questions.  William Johnson, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension horticulture agent in Galveston County, said homeowners in quarantined counties can still purchase citrus from local garden centers, but home citrus growers must ensure each plant purchased […]

48th annual South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic to be held Oct. 25

The 48th annual South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic and Trade Show will be held Oct. 25 at the Washington County Fairgrounds Sales Facility, 1305 E. Blue Bell Road #110 in Brenham. The program is hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Washington County.  Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with the program beginning […]

Introductory grape grower workshop Sept. 24 in Weatherford

WEATHERFORD – The North Texas Prospective Grape Grower Workshop on Sept. 24 in Weatherford will provide a range of information for individuals considering wine grape production. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event is $150 per person; $250 per couple, which includes all educational materials and lunch. Attendees can pay by cash or check at […]

Ag and Wildlife Symposium Sept. 6 in Lampasas

LAMPASAS – Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will participate in an Ag and Wildlife Symposium hosted by the Hill Country Soil and Water Conservation District and U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service on Sept. 6 in Lampasas.  This symposium will offer local landowners and land managers an opportunity […]

East Texas Forage Conference Sept. 6 in Gilmer

GILMER – The annual East Texas Forage Conference will give livestock and hay producers a wide range of information to help them maximize their pastures’ potential.  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Upshur Rural Electric Co-Op, 1200 W. Tyler St. in Gilmer. Cost is […]

Lampasas River Watershed Partnership meeting set for July 25 in Lampasas

LAMPASAS – The Lampasas River Watershed Partnership welcomes the public to participate in a stakeholder meeting July 25 in Lampasas. The meeting will be hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Research at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau Building, 1793 U.S. Highway 281. Sign-in begins at 5:30 p.m., and the meeting will start at 6 p.m. Partnership […]

Winter feeding program for beef cattle producers in Overton Aug. 16

OVERTON – A program on the reduction of winter feeding by stockpiling warm-season forage and/or planting cool-season pastures is scheduled for Aug. 16 in Overton. The event is from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 N. Farm-to-Market Road 3053. The cost is $60 per person if […]

East Texas Horticultural Field Day June 27 in Overton

OVERTON – The East Texas Horticultural Field Day on June 27 will feature more than 500 ornamental plant and vegetable trial varieties for public viewing, along with presentations by experts at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton. Dr. Brent Pemberton, Texas A&M AgriLife Research ornamental horticulturist, Overton, said he started the […]

Leach Teaching Gardens to celebrate first birthday with community event June 8

COLLEGE STATION – The Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University in College Station will celebrate its first birthday June 8 with a full slate of family activities. The free event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the gardens located at 600 John Kimbrough Blvd. Free guest parking will be available in […]